The Renaissance Man

There are new sounds emanating from the world of Bahamian music. Traditional ‘Rake N Scrape’ rhythms created by goatskin drums, produce the Goombay and Junkanoo beats that form the foundation of the genre. When this rhythm is interwoven with sounds of a scraping saw and concertina, the end result is the most integral part of…

Out of the Ashes

Bahamian playwright Gea Pierre has certainly made a name for herself, with three back to back hit plays, the latest, Crazy Love, taking home the 2016 Bahamian Icon Award for Best Live Ensemble, it is safe to say it will be a hard act to follow. Believe it or not, Pierre started out writing poetry…

Photo Review

ABOUT THE PHOTO:   ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER: With her upbeat personality, Lyndah is mum to 2 energetic girls and married to the love of her life, whom she met whilst on a 10 day vacation in The Bahamas. Her motto, F*@k It! Do it Anyway! Has pretty much led her through this thing called life…

Walking In Her Purpose

Bahamian Icon Award Winner, actress, director, writer, wife and mother are just a few parts of Patrice Johnson, an extraordinary woman. Her journey in the entertainment business has been nothing short of a roller coaster, a ride that she does not regret and one that changed her life completely. Johnson has dominated the industry for…

The Stileet Effect

Desmardo Finley is his given birth name. Stileet Stileeto is the birth name given to his Rake ‘n’ scrape spirit. His fans nicknamed him “The Rake ‘n’ Scrape General” and one audacious female fan even called him “pie”. Whatever you choose to call him, whatever label you select to categorize him, there are factors that…

The Legendary Ronnie Butler

[Republished: In Memory of the Late Ronnie Butler] Some might call him “The Godfather,” but legendary Bahamian crooner Ronnie Butler can easily be described as the king of Bahamian Music, having devoted himself to the genre for over six decades. It is only fitting for a prince to finally become the king; and with the…

In The Heart of Nassau

This teacher, preacher, television producer, and dancer has graced stages in China, Paris, The Caribbean and The United States and she is a native of The Bahamian soil. Dr. Hethann Higgins, known as Dr. Ann is truly a pioneer in the cultural and creative arts industries. Her untold story is one of trial, great triumph…

Magnola’s Designs

“I love what I do! I use natural resources to create streams of income for myself.” Orelia Bowe, Owner of Magnola’s Designs, is a handbag designer and craft specialist based in Freeport, Grand Bahama. Her product line includes intricately designed straw bags, picture frames and dolls all handcrafted and constructed with indigenous materials such as…